Britain’s Marks & Spencer plans to grow its international profits by 40 percent over the next three years by expanding its number of overseas stores by more than a half.
Trading on Singapore Exchange Ltd’s derivatives market, one of Asia’s major trading venues for equity and commodity contracts, was suspended for over three hours on Tuesday due to technical problems.
U.S manufacturing activity slowed in March after nearing a four-year high in February, but the rate of growth and the pace of hiring remained strong, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
OPEC’s oil output fell in March to its lowest since December, a Reuters survey found on Tuesday, as Iraq’s oil revival suffered a setback and outages cut output in African producers.
Lufthansa, Germany’s biggest airline, said Monday it will cancel most of its flights later this week due to a pilots’ strike.
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline on Monday announced a five-year investment programme for sub-Saharan Africa to fuel the company’s growth and to serve an area with “pressing health needs”.
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.5 percent in March, official data showed on Monday, the lowest rate since the financial crisis, stoking fears the bloc could be heading for a damaging cycle of deflation.
Oil prices fell on Monday as dealers booked profits after strong gains last week fuelled by positive US economic data and the tensions in Ukraine.
U.S conglomerate General Electric is exploring the sale of its GE Money Bank unit in the Nordic region, which could fetch up to 2 billion euros ($2.
Dubai World, the conglomerate at the centre of the emirate’s debt crisis, has the means to make its first big repayment on time next year and expects to pay off more of its debt ahead of schedule, a top executive said.
Britain could save 1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) a year in electricity costs by 2020 by doubling its interconnector capacity with Europe, network operator National Grid said on Monday.
Bloomberry Resorts Corp hopes to recreate the magic of Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands with the expansion of its $1.2 billion Solaire casino.
U.S stock investors will take their cues this week from March jobs data and diplomacy to defuse East-West tensions over Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.
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Russia’s Lukoil began commercial production from one of the world’s largest untapped oilfields in Iraq on Saturday, as the country raises output to record levels.
U.S lawmakers overwhelmingly approved aid to Ukraine and sanctions on Russia, but the measure will not become law until at least next week, congressional aides said.
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General Motors recalled nearly 1.5 million vehicles on Friday including for possible problems with ignitions blamed for 12 deaths.
Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision, the world’s largest contract manufacturer for electronics, saw its net profit rise 12.7 percent on-year in 2013, bolstered by demand for Apple’s new products.
China Southern Airlines, the country’s biggest airline by fleet size, said net profit for 2013 fell more than 20 percent, the latest Chinese carrier to be hit by a weak economy and stiff competition.
Investors are pumping millions of dollars into encryption as unease about data security drives a rising need for ways to keep unwanted eyes away from personal and corporate information.
US pending home sales continued to sag in February, declining for the eighth straight month amid higher prices and higher mortgage rates, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
Sales of traditional computers will lose more ground in 2014 to tablets and other mobile devices, a market tracker said Thursday.
Europe’s main stock markets pulled back on Thursday as the US increased the pressure on Russia over Ukraine and traders took profits following a recent rally.
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned the EU Commission in Brussels that Berlin may withhold its approval of landmark EU-US trade talks over a contentious arbitration mechanism.
Australian shares are set to open lower on Thursday, following losses on Wall Street as investors fretted about tougher sanctions being implemented on Russia, while a dip in copper and gold prices may hurt resource stocks.